Spokane Valley, WA Real Estate

Spokane Valley WA Real Estate Overview


Spokane Valley Wa lies along both banks of the beautiful Spokane River. Nature lovers can enjoy the river within minutes anywhere in the city. Spokane Valley’s central location makes it the ideal jumping off point to enjoy outdoor adventures throughout the Inland Northwest. Fish, paddle or raft any of the 76 lakes and rivers that surround Spokane Valley. World-class skiing can be found at five regional resorts and 260 days of sunshine a year enhance your swing at dozens of public and private golf courses within a short drive from Spokane Valley. Bike, walk, or stroll the Centennial Trail, a paved trail that stretches for 37 miles to the Idaho border and beyond. Hike through 55 acres at Mirabeau Point Park. There is something to do in every season.

Spokane Valley is a city in Spokane County, Washington, United States, and the largest suburb of Spokane. It is located east of Spokane, west of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and surrounds the town of Millwood on three sides. The city incorporated as the City of Spokane Valley on March 31, 2003. The Washington State Office of Financial Management estimates the city’s population as 94,919 as of 2015. Spokane Valley is named after the valley of the Spokane River, in which it is located. Before becoming an incorporated city, the area was and still is referred to as "The Valley" by residents of the Spokane Metro Area.For thousands of years, the Spokane Valley area was populated by members of the Upper Band of the Interior Salish Indians, calling themselves “Sn-tutuul-i”, the meaning of which is not known. In about 1783, fur traders from the North West Company began traveling through the area. They called these Indians the “Spokanes” which has been interpreted as meaning “Children of the Sun.” The Spokanes were a peaceful people, on friendly terms with neighboring tribes and later the fur traders and missionaries who came to the area. They fished salmon, hunted game, and ate camassia roots and berries they gathered.

Despite their many years of acceptance of the white settlers, and the calming influence of Chief Garry (sometimes Spokan Garry), the Spokanes protested the loss of their lands by joining in the Indian Rebellion of 1857. The final battle, in 1858, culminated in the Spokane Valley with the destruction of over 800 of their horses, their food, and teepees. The Spokanes were eventually forced from the lands of their ancestors to a reservation north of the Spokane River, just west of the Spokane area.

The first permanent white settler in the Spokane Valley was a retired French-Canadian trapper, Antoine Plante, who built a small cabin near the Spokane River in 1849. Plante ran a small Hudson's Bay Company trading post in the home he shared with his American Indian wife and family. In 1850, Plante constructed and operated the first ferry across the Spokane River, the only means of crossing the river in the area. It was used for transportation across the river by Fort Colville military personnel, U.S. Army surveyors, and miners traveling to western Montana and southeastern British Columbia.

In 1862, A. C. "Charley" Kendall established a store on the north side of the Spokane River. A bridge to cross the river at Kendall's store was soon built by Joe Herring, Timothy Lee, and Ned Jordan in 1864. A small community, known as Spokane Bridge, began to build up near the bridge. M. M. Cowley took over the holdings of Charley Kendall in 1872, including the bridge, a trading post and a log hotel.

Interestingly, the history of the settlement of the Spokane Valley predates the history of the city of Spokane, Washington. Spokane Valley holds many of the “firsts” for the Spokane area. In addition to being home to the area’s first settler, Antoine Plante, the Spokane Valley had the first business and first ferry in 1850; the first store (1862) and bridge (1864); the first house (1866); and the first post office (1867). All these firsts occurred before the 1873 arrival of James N. Glover, considered the founding father of Spokane.

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Spokane Valley WA Real Estate Stats

Average Price in Spokane Valley: $276,518  County Average: $364,433

Average Taxes in Spokane Valley: $1,033  County Average: $1,238

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Spokane Valley: $119  County Average: $137

Average Walkscore in Spokane Valley: 27  County Average: 31

Average Year Built in Spokane Valley: 1984  County Average: 1974

Average Days on Website in Spokane Valley: 71  County Average: 82

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Neighborhoods in Spokane Valley WA

Aspen Creek Ponderosa Ponderosa East
River Crossing Shelley Lake Timberlane Terrace
Twin Bridges

Areas in Spokane Valley WA

A110-069 A110-070 A110-071
A110-072 A110-075 A110-076
A110-077 A110-078 A110-080
A110-081 A110-082 A110-083
A110-084 A110-150 A112-085
A112-140 A140-065 A140-066
A140-138 A142-086 A210-029
A210-074

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Gorgeous single wide. interior all redone with new paint, carpet,vinyl, and kitchen appliances...



Tired of the same old floorplans? the heartwood was designed specifically for this lot & it could be yours by spring 2018...



Immaculate shelley lake rancher w/3630 sq ft. main floor features high ceilings and lots of windows & high end custom drapes...



Wonderfully updated home on a half acre in the valley...



Stunning 4 bedroom 2.5 bath home with full egress basement that is waiting to be finished...



This tidy little six unit apartment has been well maintained but hasn't been updated to keep up with the market...



The 1574 square foot hudson is an efficiently-designed, mid-sized single level home offering both space and comfort...



Ck by homestead construction in a quiet pocket of Spokane Valley. cv schoo...



Beautiful updating in this modern farmhouse style home w/amazing design & character...



The 1574sqft hudson is an efficiently designed single level home offering a covered patio...



By far the cutest house in the valley! tastefully remodeled and features; 3 bed/2 bath, 1660 sf, open floor plan, sparkling new kitchen w/matching ss appliances, gas range, subway tiling, full backsplash, all new flooring, new bathrooms, finished basement w/egress window and family room, all new vinyl windows, new plumbing & electrical, new gas furnace & all new duct work, new paint, fixtures & hardware throughout...



This charming four bedroom home sits on an oversized lot with a fenced back yard...



Ordon finch homes rancher plan in herrin meadows, Spokane Valley's newest community in cvsd! site plans designed to accommodate up to ...



Welcome to ponderosa ridge. this is our newest rancher floor plan that has the best of everything...



county road frontage and quick easy access to spokane, Spokane Valley, and coeur d'alene. great land to be self sufficient with and grow your own food. bring your horses, cattle, etc....



Edgewood pre-sale by hayden homes...



A great mirabeau ranch home. windows, roof, furnace, cac new within the last 10 years...



apartments? apartments with stores? check the code for your interests: http://www.codepublishing.com/wa/Spokane Valley/?spokanevalley19/spokanevalley1920.html&?f property is cleared off and ready for development. visit to city indicates you can put more units he...



The 1408sqft edgewood is a mid-sized home catering to those who value both comfort and efficiency in a single level home with covered patio...



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Alex Ganea
1009 N Washington St. Suite B
Spokane, WA
509-280-8445
509-960-7978